A 15 Minute Workout For People Who Haven't Exercised In A Hot Minute

It looks like things might be resembling some sort of normal existence this summer. Hallelujah! But wait. That means potentially meeting people and doing “normal” things, like exercising at the gym or going to a fitness class you loved in your former life. If you’ve been shunning your fitness routine for Netflix this year (and, let’s be honest, who hasn’t?) […]

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More Than 70 Bodies Found Floating in India’s Ganges River

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Health officials in Bihar state of India have pulled more than 70 bodies from the Ganges River as the nation battles a deadly surge in COVID-19 deaths, The Associated Press reported. Autopsies were conducted but doctors could not determine if COVID was the cause of death […]

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More Than 70 Bodies Found Floating in India’s Ganges River

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Health officials in Bihar state of India have pulled more than 70 bodies from the Ganges River as the nation battles a deadly surge in COVID-19 deaths, The Associated Press reported. Autopsies were conducted but doctors could not determine if COVID was the cause of death […]

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How to stop overthinking, according to experts

We are always thinking about something, be it doing a task at work, planning what to have for dinner or remembering to set an alarm – we have lots of thoughts everyday. But there may be times when a thought gets stuck like a record, and we find ourselves overthinking things, particularly in these uncertain times during a pandemic. Making […]

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Is There Really No Disparity by Race in the 65+ Vaccine Rate?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. During May 3 remarks on the American Families Plan, President Joe Biden boasted that there was not much disparity in the vaccination rates for white Americans and Americans of color who are at least 65. “And what’s happening now is all the talk about how people […]

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Majority of Russians not planning vaccination: poll

A majority of Russians are not planning to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to a poll released Wednesday, highlighting the difficulties of the country’s immunisation campaign. Moscow registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, named Sputnik V, in August 2020 but vaccine scepticism is a major problem in Russia, experts say. According to a poll released by the Levada Centre, […]

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Medical artificial intelligence tools can work effectively for different locations, populations

For artificial intelligence (AI) to realize its full potential to benefit cancer patients, researchers will have to prove that their machine-learning successes can be consistently reproduced across settings and patient populations. That’s why Case Western Reserve biomedical engineering researchers are increasingly focused on applying their novel algorithms to patient scans from multiple locations. Earlier this spring, for example, they published […]

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Novo Nordisk Recalls Insulin Product Samples in US

Novo Nordisk is voluntarily recalling 1468 product samples of its insulins including detemir (Levemir), aspart (Novolog), and degludec (Tresiba) in the US. The recall is due to storage below the required temperature. It only affects product samples, not the products sold in pharmacies or by mail-order services to patients. Storage below 32ºF could lead to lack of efficacy and damage […]

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Pregnant women’s brains show troubling signs of stress, but feeling strong social support can break those patterns

Even before the pandemic, there was plenty for expectant mothers to worry about. Pregnant women must withstand a barrage of arguably well-intentioned, but often hyperbolic, warnings about their health and what’s to come, including concerns about everything from what to eat, to what to wear, to how to feel. Health professionals know that mothers-to-be experience predictable increases in anxiety levels […]

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